School of Public Affairs vigorously promotes the international development strategy and expands international academic exchanges.What’s more, It explores a regular academic exchange and cooperation mechanismwith foreign schools and research institutions in order to enhance the effectiveness and level of international academic exchanges. Nowadays it has built collaborative relationship with more than 50 colleges and universities including Taiwan, Hong Kong, U.S., UK, Germany, France, Canada, Russia, Norway, Denmark, Switzerland, Sweden, Belgium, Netherlands, South Korea, Japan and so on. It carries out substantial cooperation with relevant departments in some universities, especially Moscow State University of Russia, School of Administration of Germany, University of Southampton of UK, Newcastle University, Brigham Young University of U.S., University of Delaware, New Jersey State University, University of Western Ontario of Canada, Nanyang Technological University of Singapore, etc.
Over the past decade, there are more than 20 teachers sent to study abroad sponsored by the State Foundation for Studying Abroad, more than 70 teachers participating in short-term foreign visit, and nearly 200 students joining exchanging projects offered by college or school. In the meantime, School of Public Affairs is dedicated to promoting education for international students. It enrolled four foreign doctors of National New Sinology Plan in 2013. It has received more than 500 foreign specialists, and invited many foreign scholars to have lectures. Moreover, it often holds Public Affairs Forum, which is popular with teachers and students.